Covid-19 Articles & News Repository

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Nurse shares step-by-step instructions for making mask with up to 99.5% filtration efficiencyhttps://www.ksat.com/news/local/2020/04/16/local-nurse-designs-mask-with-995-filtration-efficiency/
Profile – Devi Sridharhttps://www.ed.ac.uk/profile/devi-sridhar
BBC News: Coronavirus: NHS doctor’s son asks Matt Hancock for public apologyhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52453520
BBC News: Coronavirus: UK failed to stockpile crucial PPEhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-52440641
The Uber driver evicted from home and left to die of coronavirushttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52413431
Coronavirus: Top NYC doctor takes her own lifehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-52451094
Exclusive: National alert as ‘coronavirus-related condition may be emerging in children’https://www.hsj.co.uk/acute-care/exclusive-national-alert-as-coronavirus-related-condition-may-be-emerging-in-children/7027496.article
British Airways to cut up to 12,000 jobs as air travel collapseshttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-52462660
Mubadalas National Reference Lab ramps up COVID-19 testinghttps://www.arabianbusiness.com/politics-economics/445906-mubadalas-national-reference-laboratory-ramps-ups-covid-19-testing
Spectator – Boris Johnson’s cautious path out of lockdownhttps://www.spectator.co.uk/article/boris-has-found-a-path-out-of-lockdown-but-it-wont-be-smooth
BBC News: Coronavirus: Lack of co-ordination let virus spread – UN’s Guterreshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-52496983
BBC News: Coronavirus: Black African deaths three times higher than white Britons – studyhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-52492662
BBC News: ‘Flashbacks at the end of the day, then dreams at night – you can’t escape it’https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-52459859
BBC News: Coronavirus: AstraZeneca teams up with Oxford University on vaccinehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52483359
Coronavirus: NHS warns BAME staff ‘at potentially greater risk’ | UK News | Sky Newshttps://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-nhs-warns-ethnic-minority-workers-at-potentially-greater-risk-11980713
The Virus Hunter Showing the World How to Fight an Epidemichttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-20/the-virus-hunter-showing-the-world-how-to-fight-an-epidemic
BBC News: Coronavirus: Rolls-Royce ‘to cut up to 8,000 jobs’https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-derbyshire-52514444
Eight important lessons from east Asian nations on controlling coronavirus – Devi Sridharhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/may/04/eight-lessons-controlling-coronavirus-east-asian-nations-pandemic-public-health
Coronavirus: Possible post-lockdown workplace rules revealedhttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52525127#
UK behind most European states in tackling coronavirus, says EU agencyhttps://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/may/04/uk-behind-most-european-states-in-tackling-coronavirus-says-agency
Coronavirus: Amazon vice-president quits over virus firingshttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-52534567
Leaders Are Crying on the Job. Maybe That’s a Good Thinghttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/03/us/politics/crying-politicians-leadership.html
Coronavirus: France’s first known case ‘was in December’https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-52526554
Coronavirus: How will Scotland’s testing and tracing system work?https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-52533449
BBC News: Virgin Atlantic to cut 3,000 jobs and quit Gatwickhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-52542038
Covid-19 compliance officers to become commonplace in workplaceshttps://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/business/covid-19-compliance-officers-to-become-commonplace-in-workplaces-997788.html
The coronavirus crisis could end in one of these four ways – Devi Sridharhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/08/how-will-the-coronavirus-crisis-end-lockdown-pandemic
TechBeat Working from home survey: unexpected, hugely successfulhttps://www.techcentral.ie/techbeat-working-from-home-survey-unexpected-hugely-successful/
THE PARADOX OF LEADERSHIP AFTER COVID-19https://blog.hrps.org/blogpost/The-Paradox-of-Leadership-After-COVID-19
A military guide to surviving lockdownhttps://life.spectator.co.uk/articles/a-military-guide-to-surviving-lockdown/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Editorial&utm_campaign=LIFE%20%2020200509%20%20AL+CID_e80b7c37baafb67bb756d3adb47d2fa4
Why are we ignoring our impending economic doom?https://life.spectator.co.uk/articles/why-are-we-all-ignoring-our-impending-economic-doom/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Editorial&utm_campaign=LIFE%20%2020200509%20%20AL+CID_e80b7c37baafb67bb756d3adb47d2fa4
Colombian airline Avianca files for bankruptcy in US courthttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-52612335
Coronavirus: ‘When the lockdown is lifted people are going to be freaked out’https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-52590710
Coronavirus: PM’s statement prompts questions and gives some answershttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-52611466
Piers Morgan rips into Tory Ministerhttps://twitter.com/OwenJones84/status/1259804332834332672?s=09
BBC News: Coronavirus: Wuhan in first virus cluster since end of lockdown https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-52613138
Devi Sridhar on UK COVID-19 delayshttps://twitter.com/BBCNewsnight/status/1257795076698357763?s=09
Devi Sridhar on BBC Scotland Newsnighthttps://youtu.be/m2OXbVaLeE8
New: Footage of Sally Davies, then Chief Medical Officer, reporting on Exercise Cygnus in Nov 2016.https://twitter.com/HackneyAbbott/status/1259105243046043648?s=09
BBC News: Coronavirus: Earlier Scottish lockdown ‘could have prevented 2,000 deaths’https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-52617895
Prof. Devi Sridharhttps://twitter.com/BazzieSmith/status/1260284866219905026?s=09
Britain’s Chernobyl: COVID-19 and the Cost of Lies – Byline Timeshttps://bylinetimes.com/2020/05/15/britains-chernobyl-covid-19-and-the-cost-of-lies/
Devi Sridhar on BBC Question Timehttps://twitter.com/bbcquestiontime/status/1261054549676228609?s=09
The UK’s public health response to covid-19-  a rip roaring artcilehttps://www.bmj.com/content/369/bmj.m1932
Exclusive: Emirates to Permanently Decommission 40% of Airbus A380 Fleet, Axe Nearly a Third of Cabin Crew and Pilotshttps://www.paddleyourownkanoo.com/2020/05/17/exclusive-emirates-to-permanently-decommission-40-of-airbus-a380-fleet-axe-nearly-a-third-of-cabin-crew-and-pilots/
The UK’s public health response to covid-19 | The BMJhttps://www.bmj.com/content/369/bmj.m1932
Eight moral revolutions that this pandemic might trigger – from the end of work to the one-health approachhttps://www.thealternative.org.uk/dailyalternative/2020/5/9/eight-moral-revolutions-pandemic
COVID Layoffs Drop 59% to Lowest Level in 6 Weeks (for now) [May 18 Update]https://blog.ongig.com/talent-airport/covid-layoffs-trendline/
Social distancing on site: Picture specialhttps://www.constructionenquirer.com/2020/05/18/social-distancing-on-site-picture-special/
Covid compliance check lists for site managershttps://www.constructionenquirer.com/2020/05/15/covid-compliance-check-lists-for-site-managers/
Unless the government changes tack, the UK’s lockdown will have been for nothing | Coronavirus outbreak | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/may/12/tories-lockdown-social-distancing-testing-second-wave-coronavirus
Devi Sridhar: Wealth is the best shielding strategy for this virus –  and from severe symptomshttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/devi-sridhar-scotlands-strategy-contain-covid-19-unclear-westminster/
BBC News: Climate change: Top 10 tips to reduce carbon footprint revealedhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-52719662
Coronavirus China News: Chinese Lab Believes New Drug Can “Stop Pandemic Even Without Vaccine”https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/coronavirus-chinese-lab-believes-its-drug-can-stop-covid-19-before-vaccine-is-developed-2231225
“Personally, I lost my job”: Voices on Covid and construction from around the worldhttp://www.globalconstructionreview.com/perspectives/personally-i-lost-my-job-voices-covid-and-construc/
Amsterdam’s Doughnut-Shaped Economic Model Gives Hope For A Post-COVID-19 Green Recoveryhttps://www.techthatmatters.com/amsterdams-doughnut-shaped-economic-model-gives-hope-for-a-post-covid-19-green-recovery/
Coronavirus in Scotland: ‘Test and protect’ scheme will start on Thursdayhttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-52808586
McLaren to cut 1,200 jobs as virus hits demandhttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-52808927
This was so powerful. As @BorisJohnson came out to clap, Dr @meenalsworld & her colleagues turned their backs & held a 237 second silence. One for every healthcare worker who’s diedhttps://twitter.com/carolecadwalla/status/1266396951433687040?s=09
The coronavirus crisis could end in one of these four ways – Devi Sridharhttps://amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/apr/08/how-will-the-coronavirus-crisis-end-lockdown-pandemic?__twitter_impression=true
Offline: After COVID-19—is an “alternate society” possible?https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)31241-1/fulltext
The real reason we should fear the work of Dominic Cummings | Dominic Cummings | The Guardianhttps://amp.theguardian.com/politics/2019/sep/07/smash-and-grab-dominic-cummings-democracy
Pfizer CEO says COVID-19 vaccine likely to be ready by October this year; ‘will have enough evidence of safety, efficacy’https://www.firstpost.com/health/pfizer-ceo-says-covid-19-vaccine-likely-to-be-ready-by-october-this-year-will-have-enough-evidence-of-safety-efficacy-8426501.html
Covid-19: Questions of conscience and duty for scientific advisershttps://www.bmj.com/content/369/bmj.m2102
Holiday firms in fresh plea over 2-week flight quarantine planshttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-52873689
Coronavirus in Scotland: New lockdown laws warning after weekend breacheshttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-52878383 NOT A POPULARITY CONTEST
Sir David Norgrove response to Matt Hancock regarding the Government’s COVID-19 testing datahttps://www.statisticsauthority.gov.uk/correspondence/sir-david-norgrove-response-to-matt-hancock-regarding-the-governments-covid-19-testing-data/
After coronavirus, what’s Left?https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-business-52890899
Coronavirus: Risk of death is higher for ethnic minoritieshttps://www.bbc.com/news/health-52889106
Tory MP husband of Test and Trace chief Dido Harding linked to anti-NHS grouphttps://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/tory-husband-test-trace-chief-22128892
How coronavirus tore through Britain’s ethnic minoritieshttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-52894225
Governments and WHO changed Covid-19 policy based on suspect data from tiny US companyhttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jun/03/covid-19-surgisphere-who-world-health-organization-hydroxychloroquine
Coronavirus: ‘Die-in’ outside Dominic Cummings’s house over COVID-19 response |https://news.sky.com/story/coronavirus-die-in-outside-dominic-cummings-house-over-covid-19-response-12000769
Britain’s quarantine plan for travellers is too little too late | Health policy | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/04/britain-quarantine-plan-travellers-coronavirus
 
Covid-19: Questions of conscience and duty for scientific advisershttps://www.bmj.com/content/369/bmj.m2102
This AI model has predicted which patients will get the sickest from COVID-19https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/05/we-designed-an-experimental-ai-tool-to-predict-which-covid-19-patients-are-going-to-get-the-sickest
9 Future of Work Trends Post-COVID-19https://www.gartner.com/smarterwithgartner/9-future-of-work-trends-post-covid-19/
Is the worst of the pandemic behind us? Here’s what scientists know so far – Devi Sridharhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/11/pandemic-scientists-second-wave-coronavirus?CMP=share_btn_tw
Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHOhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-51318246
Lufthansa plans to cut 22,000 jobshttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-53007048#
British Gas owner Centrica to cut 5,000 jobshttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-53006073
Coronavirus: How ‘overreaction’ made Vietnam a virus successhttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-52628283
BBC News: Coronavirus: Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drughttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-53061281
Countries from Germany to Vietnam got test and trace right, so why didn’t England? | David McCoy | Opinion | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/16/germany-vietnam-test-trace-england-coronavirus
Elimination: what New Zealand’s coronavirus response can teach the world | Coronavirus outbreak | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/apr/10/elimination-what-new-zealands-coronavirus-response-can-teach-the-world
BBC News: Coronavirus: Death rates twice as high in deprived areas https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-53079112
Marcus Rashford is showing our failing politicians how to do their jobs | Coronavirus outbreak | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jun/16/marcus-rashford-politicians-nurses-footballer-ministers
BBC News: Coronavirus was already in Italy by December, waste water study findshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-53106444
BBC News: ‘I don’t know how many patients I gave coronavirus to’https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-53013279
BBC News: Coronavirus: Researchers to trial salt water as Covid-19 treatment https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-53170734
Full list of the 331 Tory MPs who voted against weekly testing of NHS and care staffhttps://www.thelondoneconomic.com/politics/full-list-of-the-331-tory-mps-who-voted-against-weekly-testing-of-nhs-and-care-staff/25/06/?amp&__twitter_impression=true
LEADERSHIP & ORGANISATIONS
Covid-Era CEOs Are ‘Keen, Tough or Edgy’
https://knowledge.insead.edu/leadership-organisations/covid-era-ceos-are-keen-tough-or-edgy-14501
Q&A: Tips for health and safety at the workplace in the context of COVID-19https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-tips-for-health-and-safety-at-the-workplace-in-the-context-of-covid-19
Kirsty Blackman steps down as SNP deputy at Westminsterhttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-53256571
Digital transformation will be essential in fighting climate changehttps://www.techcentral.ie/digital-transformation-will-be-essential-in-fighting-climate-change/
SAGEGATE: PART ONE Treasury and Downing Street Advisors Intervened to Delay COVID-19 Lockdownhttps://bylinetimes.com/2020/07/03/sagegate-part-one-treasury-and-downing-street-advisors-delayed-covid-19-lockdown/
BBC News: Coronavirus: Why disabled people are calling for a Covid-19 inquiryhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53221435
The virus that shut down the worldhttps://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/coronavirus-pandemic-globalization/?ref=sidebar
Coronavirus’s closest ancestor ‘was found SEVEN YEARS ago in a bat-infested mine in China’ and a sample was brought back to a lab in Wuhan, investigation revealshttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8491491/Coronaviruss-closest-ancestor-SEVEN-YEARS-ago-bat-infested-China.html
In the Covid-19 Economy, You Can Have a Kid or a Job. You Can’t Have Both.https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/02/business/covid-economy-parents-kids-career-homeschooling.html?smid=tw-share&utm_campaign=Recruiting%20Brainfood&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Revue%20newsletter
BBC News: Nick Cordero: Broadway actor dies aged 41 of coronavirus complicationshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-53306462
BBC News: Coronavirus: Kate Garraway says husband Derek Draper has opened his eyeshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-53307237
BBC News: Coronavirus: Fujitsu announces permanent work-from-home plan https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53303364
I’m Fed Up With Humanity. It’s Time For An Alien Intervention https://www.wbur.org/cognoscenti/2017/07/14/alien-invasion-joelle-renstrom
https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/07/pandemic-experts-are-not-okay/613879/https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/07/pandemic-experts-are-not-okay/613879/
BBC News: Why are there so few ethnic minority MSPs?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-53322950
French bus driver dies following attack by passengers who refused to wear masks | France | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/10/philippe-monguillot-french-bus-driver-dies-following-attack-passengers-refused-wear-masks
Coronavirus: Mathon farm workers isolating after 73 cases – BBC Newshttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-hereford-worcester-53381802
Immunity may last only a few months after infectionhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/07/13/immunity-may-last-months-infection-studies-have-found/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Editorial&utm_campaign=LNCH%20%2020200713%20%20House%20Ads%20%20SM+CID_bebdb3513afbad8877bb664a0a77ef9b
Coronavirus: ‘Harrowing’ increase in end-of-life cases at homehttps://www.thetimes.co.uk/edition/news/coronavirus-harrowing-increase-in-end-of-life-cases-at-home-5gbjbzx0j?utm_medium=email&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Editorial&utm_campaign=LNCH%20%2020200713%20%20House%20Ads%20%20SM+CID_bebdb3513afbad8877bb664a0a77ef9b
Urgent inquiry launched into Government’s handling of coronavirus crisishttps://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/mps-inquiry-government-handling-coronavirus-crisis-a4496186.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Editorial&utm_campaign=LNCH%20%2020200713%20%20House%20Ads%20%20SM+CID_bebdb3513afbad8877bb664a0a77ef9b
Coronavirus vaccine hopes rise after strong trial resultshttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/07/15/coronavirus-vaccine-breakthrough-oxford-scientists-discover/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Editorial&utm_campaign=LNCH%20%2020200716%20%20Events%20%20SM+CID_691a7732a19609828a17a6481e2ccce6
BBC News: Coronavirus: Potential Covid-19 cluster in Lanarkshirehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-53465160
BBC News: Thousands attend illegal rave at RAF Charmy Down near Bathhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-somerset-53462514
BBC News: Coronavirus: ‘Almost half’ of Blackburn Covid-19 contacts not reachedhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-53463068
ulture of shaking hands ‘probably gone forever’, says top scientisthttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/07/21/shaking-hands-probably-forever-top-scientist-tells-peers/
BBC News: Coronavirus: UK passport application backlog reaches 400,000 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53494998
Article: Medical experts think leaders should shut down entire US and start overhttps://f7td5.app.goo.gl/Ha3T89
BBC News: Coronavirus: Vietnam coma pilot warns people ‘not to be blasé’https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-53544345
BBC News: Coronavirus: Foreign Office repatriation help ‘too slow’https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-53561756
BBC News: Coronavirus: Safety fears over lack of translated virus advicehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53537062
BBC News: Coronavirus: German officials ‘very concerned’ by rising caseshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-53566880
BBC News: Coronavirus: Cornwall locals ‘too scared’ to go shoppinghttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-53571128
Coronavirus Vietnam: The mysterious resurgence of Covid-19https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-53690711
Coronavirus: Brazil passes 100,000 deaths as outbreak shows no sign of easinghttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-53712087
Two stories, different witnesses. So where was Dominic Cummings on 19 April? | Dominic Cummings | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/aug/07/two-stories-different-witnesses-so-where-was-dominic-cummings-on-19-april
Americans warned not to drink hand sanitiser after four die and others go partially blind | US News | Sky Newshttps://news.sky.com/story/americans-warned-not-to-drink-hand-sanitiser-after-four-die-and-others-go-partially-blind-12044309
Why ‘stronger borders’ don’t work | UK news | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/video/2020/jan/21/why-stronger-borders-dont-work
BBC News: Coronavirus: Pupils begin return to the classroomhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-53722299
Government hired Vote Leave AI firm to track UK citizens’ social media posts | The New Europeanhttps://www.theneweuropean.co.uk/top-stories/firm-linked-to-dominic-cummings-wins-gov-coronavirus-contracts-1-6786714
BBC News: Coronavirus: Greencore staff self-isolate after outbreakhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-53762233
BBC News: Coronavirus: Blackburn wedding party of 100 broken up by police https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-lancashire-53787323
BBC News: Coronavirus: How can I find a new job?https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/explainers-53685650
Thousands of migrants denied help in the pandemichttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-53780303
Victoria Covid-19: Almost all cases linked to quarantine hotelshttps://www.bbc.com/news/world-australia-53806500
BBC News: M&S to cut 7,000 jobs over next three monthshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-53817598
Wuhan hosts massive water park party as coronavirus concerns recede – CNNhttps://www.cnn.com/2020/08/18/asia/wuhan-water-park-party-intl-hnk/index.html
Coronavirus: One in eight hospital cases were ‘caught on-site’https://www.bbc.com/news/health-53895891
Germany extends job-support scheme – contrasting with UK’s approachhttps://www.cityam.com/germany-extends-job-support-scheme-contrasting-with-uks-approach/
Estonia built one of the world’s most advanced digital societies. During COVID-19, that became a lifeline.https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/estonia-advanced-digital-society-here-s-how-that-helped-it-during-covid-19/
Coronavirus: UK worst hit among major economieshttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-53918568
Gatwick Airport plans to cut 600 jobs due to coronavirushttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-sussex-53919226#
American Airlines cuts 19,000 jobs amid travel slumphttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-53910936#
Revealed: How, on every measure, Britain’s response to the Covid pandemic has been woefulhttps://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/revealed-every-measure-britains-response-covid-pandemic-has/
More than a health crisis: COVID-19 impacts are far-reaching and long-term | News | Wellcomehttps://wellcome.ac.uk/news/more-health-crisis-covid-19-impacts-are-far-reaching-and-long-term
Coronavirus: Cases on Tui flight from Zante to Cardiff – BBC Newshttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-53966897
BBC News: Coronavirus: ‘Covidiots’ criticised on Tui quarantine flighthttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53970217
Britain goes it alone over coronavirus. We can only hope the gamble pays off – Devi Sridharhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/15/britain-goes-it-alone-over-coronavirus-we-can-only-hope-the-gamble-pays-off
Devi on containmenthttps://twitter.com/RidgeOnSunday/status/1267024103116091393?s=09
BBC News: Coronavirus: Scotland to get dedicated Covid-19 tracing app https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-53988228
BBC News: Still ill with coronavirus six months later: ‘I have no idea how to get better’https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/stories-53948028
Government warned not to pressurise staff back into officeshttps://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/news/articles/government-warned-not-to-pressurise-staff-back-into-offices?utm_source=mc&utm_medium=email&utm_content=pm_daily_01092020.Government+warned+not+to+pressurise+staff+back+into+offices&utm_campaign=7295441&utm_term=5520562
Coronavirus: Boris Johnson ‘heartless’ for not meeting bereaved familieshttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-53994162
How might coronavirus be transmitted on a flight and what can you do to protect yourself?https://www.abc.net.au/news/health/2020-08-29/coronavirus-transmission-flights/12593970
Covid Gag Rules at U.S. Companies Are Putting Everyone at Riskhttps://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2020-08-27/covid-pandemic-u-s-businesses-issue-gag-rules-to-stop-workers-from-talking
BBC News: Coronavirus: Boris Johnson ‘heartless’ for not meeting bereaved familieshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53994162
More than a health crisis: COVID-19 impacts are far-reaching and long-term | News | Wellcomehttps://wellcome.ac.uk/news/more-health-crisis-covid-19-impacts-are-far-reaching-and-long-term
Estonia built one of the world’s most advanced digital societies. During COVID-19, that became a lifeline.https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/07/estonia-advanced-digital-society-here-s-how-that-helped-it-during-covid-19/
Professor @devisridhar says the testing system will be “under strain” as people go back to school and work – but says a national lockdown is “unlikely”.https://twitter.com/RidgeOnSunday/status/1302540048966004736
BBC News: Anti-lockdown protest as coronavirus cases rise by 14https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-54042003
BBC News: Coronavirus detected at schools in Paisley and Glasgowhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-54043926
BBC News: Coronavirus: Glasgow KFC branch closes after virus outbreakhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-54041996
Coronavirus: ‘I paid for my student house, now all my lectures are online’https://www.bbc.com/news/education-54025181
Coronavirus cases are rising again in the UK. What will happen next? | Coronavirus outbreak | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/sep/08/coronavirus-cases-rising-uk-second-wave
BBC News: Bootle Covid-19 hoax-claim salon to be visited by policehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-merseyside-54075731
BBC News: Trump deliberately played down virus, Woodward book sayshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-54094559
Furious House of Commons speaker Sir Lindsay Hoyle admonishes Health Secretary Matt Hancock over virus restrictions changes | London Evening Standardhttps://www.standard.co.uk/news/politics/furious-speaker-sir-lindsay-hoyle-admonishes-matt-hancock-a4543676.html
After covid: ‘Working from home’ is long term ambitionhttps://www.bbc.com/news/uk-wales-54125620
The seasonality of coronavirus: a winter of discontent – by Dr Robert C Palmer – Brexitshambleshttp://www.brexitshambles.com/the-seasonality-of-coronavirus-a-winter-of-discontent-by-dr-robert-c-palmer/
BBC News: Coronavirus: Nottingham house party host fined £10Khttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-nottinghamshire-54131030
Wolverhampton wedding DJ is behind vigilante group of 20 men carrying out covert Channel ‘patrols’https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8725069/Wolverhampton-wedding-DJ-vigilante-group-20-men-carrying-covert-Channel-patrols.html
Drinkers hit bars and pubs across the country for one more weekend of freedomhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8724273/Drinkers-hit-bars-pubs-country-one-weekend-freedom.html
Unemployment: Planned redundancies twice the rate of last recessionhttps://www.bbc.com/news/business-54125690
BBC News: ‘No risk’ at Wetherspoons as 66 staff test positivehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-54144130
America Is Trapped in a Pandemic Spiral – The Atlantichttps://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2020/09/pandemic-intuition-nightmare-spiral-winter/616204/
How the Covid crisis is changing minds on Scottish independence | Scottish independence | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/sep/13/covid-crisis-changing-minds-scottish-independence
Brits flock to pubs to enjoy last Saturday before ‘rule of six’ hits – Metrohttps://metro.co.uk/2020/09/12/brits-flock-to-pubs-to-enjoy-last-saturday-before-rule-of-six-hits-13263724/
Coronavirus Tests Can Be Scary for Kids. Here’s How to Make Them Easier.https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/15/parenting/kids-covid-19-test.html
BBC News: Coronavirus: NHS staff off work due to testing shortages, say bosseshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-54156889
‘Utter shambles’: GPs and medics decry NHS test-and-trace system | Coronavirus outbreak | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/sep/14/utter-shambles-gps-and-medics-decry-nhs-test-and-trace-system
Chief scientist ‘told off’ for lockdown plea – BBC Newshttps://www.bbc.com/news/health-54150538
Women caring for their children most at risk as covid job losses roll inhttps://www.politics.co.uk/comment-analysis/2020/09/16/women-caring-for-their-children-most-at-risk-as-covid-job-lo
Real-life redundancy experiences: what should these businesses have done differently?https://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/news/articles/real-life-redundancy-experiences-what-should-these-businesses-have-done-differently?utm_source=mc&utm_medium=email&utm_content=pm_daily_16092020.Real-life+redundancy+experiences%3a+what+should+have+these+businesses+done+differently%3f&utm_campaign=7295441&utm_term=5520562
BBC News: Coronavirus testing: Simple test gives results in 90 minuteshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-54190434
Half of workers have received no Covid mental health support, poll findshttps://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/news/articles/half-workers-received-no-covid-mental-health-support-poll-finds?utm_source=mc&utm_medium=email&utm_content=PM_Daily_17092020.Half+of+workers+have+received+no+Covid+mental+health+support%2c+poll+finds&utm_campaign=7295441&utm_term=5520562
Firm That Gave £400,000 to Conservatives Wins £93.8 Million Government PPE Deal – Byline Timeshttps://bylinetimes.com/2020/09/16/company-conservative-donations-government-ppe-procurement-deal/
REVEALED: NHS Test and Trace top team includes just one public health experthttps://www.lgcplus.com/services/health-and-care/revealed-top-leadership-team-at-nhs-test-and-trace-includes-just-one-public-health-expert-15-09-2020/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Editorial&utm_campaign=LNCH%20%2020200916%20%20House%20Ads%20%20SM+CID_de6684cd9aaf5aaeece8507192eb91af
Man is spotted wearing a SNAKE instead of a face mask as he takes ride on the bushttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8734357/Man-spotted-wearing-SNAKE-instead-face-mask-takes-ride-bus.html
BBC News: Coronavirus: NHS workers who died in the pandemichttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-53914546
Firm Owned By Conservative Donor NETS ADDITIONAL £81.8 Million Government PPE Dealshttps://bylinetimes.com/2020/09/18/firm-meller-designs-conservative-donor-nets-millions-government-ppe-deals/?mc_cid=92da12dc63&mc_eid=6c4bad2843
Braverman’s Confidants The Lawyers Spurring the Government to Break the Lawhttps://bylinetimes.com/2020/09/15/bravermans-confidants-the-lawyers-spurring-the-government-to-break-the-law/?mc_cid=92da12dc63&mc_eid=6c4bad2843
The Lawyers Spurring the Government to Break the Lawhttps://bylinetimes.com/2020/09/15/bravermans-confidants-the-lawyers-spurring-the-government-to-break-the-law/
Devi Sridhar (@devisridhar) tweeted at 1:08 pm on Fri, Sep 18, 2020: Let’s enjoy the weekend. How best to do this? 1. Outdoors is safer than indoors. Get outside. Support local shops & businesses. 2. More contacts you have, more likely you’ll have to isolate. How many people are you in close contact with each week? Quality> quantity. (1/3)https://twitter.com/devisridhar/status/1306897845744795649?s=03
Dozens of COVID-19 vaccines are in development. Here are the ones to followhttps://www.nationalgeographic.com/science/health-and-human-body/human-diseases/coronavirus-vaccine-tracker-how-they-work-latest-developments-cvd/
Taiwan led the world in closing down for Covid-19, now it wants to do the same with opening back up – CNNhttps://edition.cnn.com/2020/09/21/asia/taiwan-model-coronavirus-hnk-intl/index.html
Businesses should return to home working where possible, says prime ministerhttps://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/news/articles/businesses-should-return-home-working-where-possible-says-minister?utm_source=mc&utm_medium=email&utm_content=pm_daily_22092020.Businesses+should+return+to+home+working+where+possible%2c+says+minister&utm_campaign=7295441&utm_term=5520562
Coronavirus: ‘Travelling Tabby’, the student blogger behind Scotland’s most popular Covid tracker site | HeraldScotlandhttps://www.heraldscotland.com/news/18731744.coronavirus-meet-travelling-tabby—student-blogger-behind-scotlands-popular-covid-tracker-site/
Covid-19: An open letter to the UK’s chief medical officers – The BMJhttps://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2020/09/21/covid-19-an-open-letter-to-the-uks-chief-medical-officers/
Discovery of a druggable pocket in the SARS-CoV-2 Spike protein could stop virus in its trackshttps://www.bristol.ac.uk/news/2020/september/spike-protein.html?utm_medium=email&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Editorial&utm_campaign=LNCH%20%2020200923%20%20BennBridge%20Tellworth%20%20SM+CID_b093a3b2708af3a201a833f112632fd4
Malcolm Chisholm (@MalcolmChishol1) tweeted at 9:27 am on Wed, Sep 23, 2020: Wish this one minute devastating critique from @devisridhar could play on a loop all day as a (thankfully small)minority of experts make a damaging push with their simplistic herd immunity/protect vulnerable/let young get it prescription leading to more deaths and more long COVIDhttps://twitter.com/MalcolmChishol1/status/1308654246284460032?s=03
Around the world, people yearn for significant change rather than a return to a “pre-COVID normal”https://www.ipsos.com/en/global-survey-unveils-profound-desire-change-rather-return-how-life-and-world-were-covid-19
The workforce trends coming in a COVID-worldhttps://www.kitsapsun.com/story/money/columnists/business-journal/2020/09/20/monica-blackwood-workforce-trends-coming-covid-world/5847585002/
Chancellor announces job support scheme to replace furloughhttps://www.peoplemanagement.co.uk/news/articles/chancellor-announces-job-support-scheme-replace-furlough?utm_source=mc&utm_medium=email&utm_content=PM_daily_24092020.Chancellor+announces+job+support+scheme+to+replace+furlough&utm_campaign=7295441&utm_term=5520562
BBC News: Coronavirus: UK lacking leadership, says ex-civil service headhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-54273892
How to Safely Reopen Colleges and Universities During COVID-19: Experiences From Taiwan | Annals of Internal Medicinehttps://www.acpjournals.org/doi/10.7326/M20-2927
Devi Sridhar (@devisridhar) tweeted at 11:50 pm on Wed, Jul 29, 2020: To re-open safely, universities have to: 1. Test all students on arrival & 5 days later 2. Mandatory use of face coverings 3. Ventilation of classrooms 4. Ensure monitoring of students during quarantine with app & check-ins (to ensure compliance) 5. Clear outbreak response plan.https://twitter.com/devisridhar/status/1288577600688979968?s=03
England’s new Covid rules ‘too little, too late’ for the second timehttps://amp.theguardian.com/society/2020/sep/23/england-new-covid-rules-too-little-too-late-for-the-second-time?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other&__twitter_impression=true&s=03
Scamademics? Right-Wing Lobbying Groups Reviving ‘Herd Immunity’ in the UK – Byline Timeshttps://bylinetimes.com/2020/09/23/scamademics-right-wing-lobbying-groups-reviving-herd-immunity-in-the-uk/
BBC News: NHS Covid-19: App users unable to input negative testshttps://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-54307526
Prof Alice Roberts (@theAliceRoberts) tweeted at 10:57 pm on Thu, Sep 24, 2020: This is so important to watchhttps://twitter.com/theAliceRoberts/status/1309220367865651207?s=03
BBC Question Time (@bbcquestiontime) tweeted at 1:07 am on Fri, Sep 25, 2020: “Unless you solve your public health problem you’re not going to solve your economic problems.”  Public health professor @devisridhar says the UK should look at countries like Taiwan and South Korea, that controlled the virus and had “minimal” economic impacthttps://twitter.com/bbcquestiontime/status/1309253142136193029
Lessons learnt from easing COVID-19 restrictions: an analysis of countries and regions in Asia Pacific and Europe – The Lancethttps://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(20)32007-9/fulltext
Covid’s second coming: how did Britain get back in this mess? | Conservatives | The Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/sep/27/covid-second-coming-how-did-britain-get-back-in-this-mess
the palpitations | dr nishant joshi (@ThePalpitations) tweeted at 1:04 pm on Sat, Sep 26, 2020: this is beyond a disaster.  thread/  in practical terms, it means that this is what happened for my patient Mr X (true story):  – Mr X lives with 6 others, close contacts who are going out every day to school and work – Mr X developed feverhttps://twitter.com/ThePalpitations/status/1309796080553426955?s=03